someone who is expertly skilled in social work, psychology, counseling, or nursing who possesses specific training in at least one counseling department, like rehabilitative or marital counseling. They render diagnoses, data, and advice with the purpose of bettering the patient’s ability to resolve their issues, make choices, and implement alterations in outlook and behavior that they desire in their life.

COUNSELOR: “The counselor was concerned and decided to call the young girl’s mother.”